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US carrier-locked Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy A52 5G getting April 2023 update

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Samsung first made the April 2023 security patch available to its Galaxy devices. Initially, the company has landed a new security update on its latest flagship device, i.e. Galaxy S23 series, with some massive camera improvements; now, the company started distributing the update for other Galaxy devices.

Now the company is rolling out the April 2023 security update for the Galaxy Note 20 series and Galaxy A52 5G devices. It doesn’t have any new features, but it includes some improvements that will surely enhance the device’s functioning. With this update, we expect the Galaxy Note 20 may have the Image Clipper feature.

Galaxy Note 20 series

Samsung has rolled out the April 2023 security update for the Galaxy Note 20 series devices. As per the changelog, the update includes improvements regarding Camera and Gallery, and as usual, it brings some patches that fix issues related to security. The update comes with firmware version numbers N981USQU4HWD1 and N986USQU4HWD1 for the carrier-locked (T-Mobile and Sprint) variants of Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, respectively.

Galaxy A52 5G

The Galaxy A52 5G was launched back in 2021, and it came with Android 11. Later the device received two more major updates, and currently, it is running on Android 13. The device has also received the One UI 5.1 update. Now the company has pushed a new security update for the device in the form of an April 2023 security update. The update doesn’t bring any new features or camera improvements like Galaxy Note 20, but it includes security fixes that strengthen the mechanism of the device so it can defend itself from external threats. The locked variant of Sprint Galaxy A52 5G is getting the update with the software version number A526USQU8EWD1.

Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra’s OS journey ends with One UI 5 with no chance for One UI 6

Users who own carrier-locked variants of Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy A52 5G are started getting the update through OTA. So you should receive a notification about the update, and you can easily update the device just by going through the notification. Alternatively, you can also install the update by following the below steps.

How to install

  1. Go to System settings 
  2. Then choose the software update option
  3. Now touch on the download and install button
  4. Here wait until the search finish
  5. Now if it says new update available, hit the Download button
  6. It will start downloading and will be installed automatically.

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Galaxy Z Fold 4, Z Flip 4 and Galaxy A53 receiving April 2024 update on more US carriers

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Samsung has already rolled out the April 2024 security patch update to the Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, and Galaxy A53 in the US, but the update was available for limited users. Now the update is available on more carriers.

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 devices are spotted getting new updates on several carriers, including MetroPCS, Comcast, and Spectrum Mobile. Users can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers F936USQS4EXD1 and F721USQS4EXD1

Meanwhile, the Galaxy A53 is getting the firmware update with the firmware version number A536USQS9DXDA. It has been spotted on two carriers, including T-Mobile and MetroPCS, and is expected to be available on more carriers in the next few days.

The April 2024 update brings the latest security patches for the Galaxy devices. Going into details, the update has brought more than 40 fixes, and Google has added 27 patches that will improve the security of the Android OS. Meanwhile, Samsung has also added 17 more patches, which will exclusively bring more improvements for Galaxy devices.

If you are having issues while using your device in the last version, then you should update your device to the latest version. To do that, you just need to go to the software update menu through the system settings.


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Samsung expands the April 2024 Security update for Galaxy Note 20 Series in Europe

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series devices were the last contenders in their lineup, but the company has stopped working to bring new phones under the Note series. It has already been four years since the device was released, but the company is still providing new updates. The Galaxy Note 20 series will receive an April 2024 security patch, according to the latest development.

Earlier, the April 2024 update for the Galaxy Note 20 was spotted in some countries, including the US and Brazil. The company has now expanded into the European market as well. Users who own the LTE units of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra can identify the latest update with these firmware version numbers: N980FXXSAHXD1 and N985FXXSAHXD1.

Meanwhile, the 5G variants of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 are receiving the update with the firmware version numbers N981BXXSAHXD1 and N981BXXSAHXD1, respectively. As of writing, the update has been spotted in Germany and France, and it is expected that the update will soon be available in more countries in the next few days.

For your information, the April 2024 security patch update will not bring any new features, but it will provide some internal improvements for the system that could enhance the performance and stability of the devices. In a nutshell, the update has provided more than 40 fixes, with Google adding 27 fixes and Samsung adding 17 more, which will provide some extra security improvements for the Galaxy devices exclusively.

Moreover, the update may also provide some improvements that will level up the performance of your Galaxy device. To check the update, go to the system software update, and if you don’t receive it, you have to wait some more time. 


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European units of Galaxy S20 FE started getting April 2024 security update

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Recently, Samsung distributed the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy S20 FE devices, but it was limited to some Asian countries. Now, the company has begun expanding the same update to the devices’ European units.

Notably, the Galaxy S20 FE is spotted getting the April 2024 security patch in the Czech Republic, carrying the firmware version number G781BXXSAHXC6. The update is coming in a standard software package of 280 MB. It is expected that the update will be available in more countries in the next few days.

The April 2024 security patch is a part of the Android maintenance program that aims to provide solutions or fixes for issues related to security. This is a Google-owned program that aims to strengthen the security mechanisms of devices.

For your information, with the April 2024 security patch update, users will get a refreshed security enhancement for the devices. Going into the details, the latest security patch will provide more than 40 fixes. Google has added 27 fixes, which provide improvements for the Android OS security. Along with this, Samsung has also added 17 more patches, which will provide some extra engagement for the security of the device.

The April 2024 security patch may also provide some extra improvements, which will enhance the performance and stability of the devices. If you are facing any issues while using the device, then you should try the latest update.

If you are using the Galaxy S20 FE device in Europe, then you should start getting a new update on your device. If you received the notification, tap on it, which will redirect you to the software update page. Here, hit on the download option, which will start the process and install the update automatically.


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